“Distraught” Woman Chooses Suicide By Semi Along Houston Interstate

Houston, Texas – A 22-year-old woman intentionally threw herself in front of a semi-truck on Tuesday along I-45 near downtown Houston, according to officials.

Police said a man and woman in a brown Chevrolet Impala was traveling southbound on I-45 near Scott Street around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday when the woman became emotionally distraught and suicidal.

Her boyfriend told police the woman began making suicidal statements and then opened the passenger door and jumped out of the moving vehicle. Police said once the woman was able to get to her feet she ran in front of an oncoming semi-truck owned by Knight Transportation.


The woman was struck and killed by the semi. The truck driver told police he did not see the woman.

The woman’s boyfriend told police following the incident that she was battling depression and emotional issues.

Both the truck driver and the woman’s boyfriend are said to be cooperating with police. The identities of those involved have not yet been made available.

Charges are not expected to be filed.

Image shared courtesy of click2houston.com

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